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November 2005 Butterfly Sightings

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November 29, 2005 Orange Sulphur (2)
Southern Dogface (1)(male)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (3)
Mexican Yellow (2)
Little Yellow (10)
Sleepy Orange (8)
Dainty Sulphur (4)
Great Purple Hairstreak (2)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak (1) (new county record)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Ceraunus Blue (12)
Reakirt's Blue (2)
Rounded Metalmark (8)
Red-bordered Metalmark (1)(female)
American Snout (15)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (4)
Common Mestra (1)
Monarch (1)
Queen (4)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (12)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Julia's Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (3)
Southern Skipperling (13)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Eufala Skipper (12)
DeWitt Co., TX (D Muschalek)
November 27, 2005 Spot-celled Sister WBC, Bentsen S.P., Mission, TX (D Hanson)
November 27, 2005 Texan Crescent (aberrant)
Chestnut Crescent (2)
Cracker sp
Goatweed Leafwing
Two-barred Flasher
NABA Intl. Butterfly Park, Mission, TX (D Hanson)
November 25, 2005 Great Southern White (12)
Barred Yellow (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Ceraunus Blue (4)
Gulf Fritillary (16)
Julia (2)
Zebra (10)
White Peacock (20)
DINGY PURPLEWING (2)
Ruddy Daggerwing (1)
Queen (3)
Long-tailed Skipper (4)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Castellow Hammock, Miami-Dade Co., FL (B Ahern, D Powell)
November 25, 2005 Great Southern White (30)
Little Yellow (1)
Barred Yellow (8)
GRAY MINISTREAK (2)
Ceraunus Blue (3)
Gulf Fritillary (13)
Common Buckeye (2)
White Peacock (25)
Long-tailed Skipper (8)
Dorantes Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (12)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Greenway (near entrance to Everglades NP), Miami-Dade Co., FL (B Ahern, D Powell)
November 25, 2005 Great Southern White (14)
Little Yellow (2)
Barred Yellow (7)
Large Orange Sulphur (10)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Gulf Fritillary (30)
Zebra (2)
Phoan Crescent (2)
Common Buckeye (1)
White Peacock (17)
FLORIDA LEAFWING (1)
Monarch (1)
Queen (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (4)
Dorantes Skipper (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (7)
Long Pine Key, Everglades NP, Miami-Dade Co., FL (B Ahern, D Powell)
November 24, 2005 Anise Swallowtail (1)
California Sister (3)
Kolob Canyon, Zion National Park, UT (K Fothergill)
November 22, 2005 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Large Orange Sulphur (12)
Little Yellow (22)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Great Purple Hairstreak (4)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (2)
Ceraunus Blue (35)
Reakirt's Blue (4)
Rounded Metalmark (16)
Red-bordered Metalmark (6)
American Snout (36)
Gulf Fritillary (4)
Variegated Fritillary (12)
Texan Crescent (1)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (4)
Common Mestra (4)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Monarch (2)
Queen (8)
White-striped Longtail (1)
Coyote Cloudywing (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (3)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (36)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (12)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (3)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Julia's Skipper (3)
Clouded Skipper (3)
Southern Skipperling (14)
Fiery Skipper (10)
Whirlabout (2)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (5)
Eufala Skipper (12)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Dewitt Co., TX (D Muschalek)
November 20, 2005 West Coast Lady (3)
Mylitta Crescent (2)
Salmon Falls Creek Canyon, Twin Falls Co., ID (K Fothergill)
November 20, 2005 Mourning Cloak (1) 37 Tanglewylde Ave., Bronxville, NY (A Block)
November 20, 2005 Orange Sulphur (2)
Anglewing sp. (2)
Nottingham County Park, PA (A Loudell)
November 18, 2005 Orange Sulphur (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1) (worn)
Baltimore, MD (J Wilkinson)
November 16, 2005 Gold-bordered Hairstreak (3rd U. S. record) Bentsen World Birding Center, Mission, TX (P & J Kelly)
November 16, 2005 Monarch (1) Harlem Metro North Train Station Platform, Harlem, New York City, NY (M Diederich)
November 16, 2005 Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (3)
American Lady (2) (very fresh)
Red Admiral (1) (very fresh)
Monarch (14) (most on asters)
Gateway National Recreation Area, Brooklyn & Queens, NY (T Fiore)
November 15, 2005 Monarch (1)
Monarch ( 2 ) (4th instar caterpillars)
Cherry Hill, NJ (D Amadio)
November 14, 2005 Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Forest Hills, Allegheny Co., PA (C Lehman)
November 14, 2005 Sleepy Orange (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Hairstreak sp. (1)
Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (B & J Roberts)
November 14, 2005 Orange Sulphur (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1) (worn)
Common Buckeye (1)
Baltimore, MD (J Wilkinson)
November 13, 2005 White sp (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (60)
Unid sp (1)(Monarch?)
Las Vegas Wash Preserve, Clark Co., NV (S Potter)
November 13, 2005 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White
Southern Dogface
Cloudless Sulphur
Lyside Sulphur (1)
Mexican Yellow
Tailed Orange
Sleepy Orange
Dainty Sulphur
Gray Hairstreak
Leda Ministreak
Western Pygmy-Blue
Marine Blue
Ceraunus Blue
Reakirt's Blue
Spring Azure (1)
Acmon Blue
Fatal Metalmark (1)
Gulf Fritillary
Texas Crescent
Pearl (?) Crescent (1)
Painted Lady
Common Buckeye (1)
Arizona Sister (1)
Queen (1)
White/Common Checkered-Skipper
Desert Checkered-Skipper
Orange Skipperling (1)
SE side of the Huachuca Mts., back yard, Hereford, Cochise Co., AZ (B Behrstock, K LeMay)
November 13, 2005 Sachem (2) Evesham Twp., Burlington Co., NJ (J DiOrio)
November 13, 2005 Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (6)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (12)(2 black females)
Palamedes Swallowtail (7)
Great Southern White (7)
Cloudless Sulphur (52)
Barred Yellow (30)
Little Yellow (13)
Sleepy Orange (18)
Gray Hairstreak (2)(fresh)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Cassius Blue (5)
Ceraunus Blue (2)
Gulf Fritillary (181)
Zebra Heliconian (109)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Pearl Crescent (18)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (35)
White Peacock (4)
Viceroy (1)
Carolina Satyr (48)
Monarch (6)
Queen (40)
Soldier (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (18)
Dorantes Longtail (18)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (31)
Clouded Skipper (13)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Whirlabout (7)
Southern Broken-Dash (3)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Ocola Skipper (29)
Lake Louisa State Park, FL (B & L Cooper, B & L Atherton, B Bindschadler, N Prine, B Roper)
November 12, 2005 Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Variegated Fritillary (5)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Dion Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Sachem (6)
Clouded Skipper (7)
Ocola Skipper (4)
Hamilton Co., TN (C & B Swafford)
November 12, 2005 Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Variegated Fritillary (1)(very late date)
Painted Lady (1)
Forest Hills, Allegheny Co., PA (C Lehman)
November 12, 2005 Black Swallowtail (4)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Barred Yellow (121)
Little Yellow (19)
Red-banded Hairstreak (10)
Little Metalmark (2)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Zebra Heliconian (7)
Phaon Crescent (27)
Pearl Crescent (16)
Question Mark (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (27)
White Peacock (123)
Viceroy (7)
Carolina Satyr (225)
Georgia Satyr (24)
Monarch (3)
Queen (10)
Long-tailed Skipper (8)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (27)
Swarthy Skipper (3)
Three-spotted Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (5)
Least Skipper (3)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Whirlabout (11)
Southern Broken-Dash (5)
Sachem (1)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (146)
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve, FL (B & L Cooper, D & M Cutler, B Bindschadler)
November 8, 2005 Fiery Skipper (1)(late date by 11 days) Toronto, Ont (C & B McLauchlan)
November 8, 2005 Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Monarch (1)
Sachem (4)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J DiOrio)
November 8, 2005 Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Comma (1)
Heislerville,Cumberland Co., NJ (B Roberts)
November 7, 2005 Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Checkered White (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Southern Dogface (20+)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Lyside Sulphur (3)
Mexican Yellow (10+)
Tailed Orange (1)
Sleepy Orange (10+)
Dainty Sulphur (10+)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (10+)
Leda Ministreak (10)
Western Pygmy-Blue (2)
Marine Blue (5)
Ceraunus Blue (2)
Reakirt's Blue (10+)
Acmon Blue (1)
American Snout
Texan Crescent (3)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Painted Lady (100+)
West Coast Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (4)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
California Sister (3)
Empress Leilia (3)
Queen (5)
Funereal Duskywing (10+)
Common Checkered-Skipper (8)
Erichson's White-Skipper (1)
Orange Skipperling (3)
Apache Skipper (1)
elevation 3000-6000 ft along SR 386, Kitt Peak, AZ (E Halbedel)
November 7, 2005 Cabbage White (1) I-95, Bronx, NY (A Block)
November 7, 2005 Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (2) (females egg laying on Vetch)
Monarch (1) (feeding on Salvia sp.)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1) (fresh)
Sachem (1)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J DiOrio)
November 6, 2005 Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Conyngham, PA (A Gregory)
November 6, 2005 Clouded / Orange Sulphur (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Common Buckeye (2)
Monarch (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Cape May Bird Observatory Garden, Cape May Court House, NJ (A Loudell)
November 6, 2005 Cabbage White (1)
Clouded / Orange Sulphur (9)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Monarch (1)
Higbee Beach Wildlife Management Area, NJ (A Loudell)
November 6, 2005 Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (4)
Sachem (1)
Peck's Skipper (3)
Cape May Point Circle, NJ (A Loudell)
November 6, 2005 Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Pearl Crescent (1) worn
Monarch (2)
Sachem (2) (both fresh)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J DiOrio)
November 6, 2005 Cabbage White (4)
Orange Sulphur (abundant) (flying just about everywhere)
Clouded Sulphur (a few)
Sulphur sp. (abundant)
Cloudless Sulphur (5)
Common Buckeye (2)
Monarch (1)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Sachem (2) (both females)
Lewes Beach and Cape Henelopen, MD (T Stock)
November 6, 2005 Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Sachem (1)
Backyard garden in Silver Spring, MD (E Raun)
November 5, 2005 Aquamarine Hairstreak WBC at Bentsen State Park in Mission, TX (D Hanson)
November 5, 2005 Orange Sulphur (1) Meyer's Preserve, Mt. Kisco, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)
November 5, 2005 Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Gray Hairstreak (1) (very worn & very late)
Eastern Comma (1) (winter form; unusual at shore?)
Question Mark (1) (winter form)
Painted Lady (1) (good condition)
Monarch (20+) (many on fading goldenrods)
Rockaway Peninsula, Queens, NY (T Fiore)
November 5, 2005 Cabbage White (1)
Monarch (3)
Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh, NY (A Block)
November 5, 2005 Clouded/Orange Sulphur (20) (Including 3 white-form females)
Variegated Fritillary (13) (Including mating pair)
Pearl Crescent (9)
Eastern Comma (1)
Common Buckeye (4)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Nottingham County Park, PA (A Loudell)
November 5, 2005 Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (10)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Variegated Fritillary (8)
Common Buckeye (2)
Monarch (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Sachem (1)
Alpha Ridge Park in Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)
November 5, 2005 Orange Sulphur (3)
Sulphur sp. (1) (white form female)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (1)
Blue Mash trail, Olney, MD (E Raun)
November 4, 2005 Smudged Hairstreak Solar Drive, Mission, TX (G, K, & A Quintanilla)
November 4, 2005 Cabbage White (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
(very fresh)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Schooley's Mountain Park, Long Valley, NJ (V Corsello)
November 3, 2005 Violet-clouded Skipper (nectaring on Salvia nemorosa) Hereford, (~ 5,100 feet elev) AZ (B Behrstock)
November 3, 2005 Southern Dogface (1) Madison, WI (D Fallow)
November 3, 2005 Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Monarch (1)
Jim Thorpe, PA (A Gregory)
November 3, 2005 Monarch (1) Condo Parking Lot, Belleville, NJ (V Corsello)
November 2, 2005 Clouded Sulphur (1) Weyauwega, Waupaca Co., WI (M Reese)
November 1, 2005 Gulf Fritillary (3)
Variegated Fritillary (5)
Gemmed Satyr (1) on feeder
Sachem (6)
Clouded Skipper (7)
Ocola Skipper (4)
Hamilton Co., TN (C & B Swafford)
November 1, 2005 Cabbage White (14)
Orange Sulphur (16)
Gray Hairstreak (1) (quite worn)
Question Mark (1) (winter form)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Red Admiral (1)
American Lady (1) (fresh-looking)
Painted Lady (3) (all gleaming-fresh-looking)
Common Buckeye (1) (small individual, fresh)
Monarch (62) (actual count)
southern Staten Island, New York, NY (T Fiore)
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